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Eating Right On A Budget

We all know the importance of eating a healthy well-rounded diet of foods that nourish our bodies. But oftentimes we’re looking to save money at the market and this can lead to making bad choices. It’s easy to reach for a bag of low cost chips that may be filling but are loaded with sodium […] [...more]

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Prop 37 Opponents and Proponents are gaining steam

In California Proposition 37 is heating up detractors and getting lots of coverage in the news. The nature of the proposition is to require labeling of food that contains GMO ingredients. GMO or ‘genetically modified organisms’ are food products that have been scientically modified to gain new characteristics including pesticide resistance and longer shelf live. […] [...more]

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BPA is everywhere, even in you!

Bispenol-A (BPA) is a plastic additive that is found in food storage devices. Controversy is growing over this product and it’s potential negative effects on humans. BPA is commonly found in children’s toys, and canned food. We’ve found two articles that go over potential issues with BPA: BPA from Plastics, Food Packaging, Linked to Obesity […] [...more]

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Study shows organic food is not more nutritious

A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, Annals.org challenges the popular belief that organic food is healthier and more nutritious that conventional food. Many consumers of organics buy and use these products with the hope of achieving good health and well-being. While this is a noble pursuit it may not be the […] [...more]

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Blood pressure spikes in middle-age may lead to a lifetime of consequences

More than one third of Americans are overweight or obese, a problem that has been showing few signs of diminishing. While some people are focused on losing weight because they are concerned about appearance, the most important reason to take that herbal diet supplement and start exercising is better health. Recently, research published in Circulation: […] [...more]

Diet and Weight Loss, Living Healthy

Fruits and veggies may be lowering stroke risk

Eating healthy food is one of the best ways to lose weight, but sometimes those last few pounds seem to stick no matter what a person does. When this happens, taking an herbal diet supplement may help people rid themselves of that excess weight. Even individuals who aren't trying to get slimmer should consider making […] [...more]

Diet and Weight Loss, Living Healthy